Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Jason Bordoff interviews Helima Croft and Bernard Haykel about the unfolding situation between Qatar and middle eastern nations. Helima is Managing Director and Global Head of Commodity Strategy at RBC Capital Markets. Previously, she was...

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Faculty Affiliate Tim Frye writes in the Washington Post on whether economic sanctions against Russia have influenced levels of support for the Russian leadership.

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Jonathan Brewer and Richard Nephew identify key issues and obstacles faced by United Nations sanctions committees, panel members, and member states, and offer recommendations for how to solve some of these challenges, in light of the importance of sanctions as part of the UNSC policy-making process.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

CGEP Director Jason Bordoff speaks with William Reilly, former U.S. EPA Administrator, about President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. 

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Writing in Foreign Policy, Director Jason Bordoff argues that today’s 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan serves as a reminder of the importance of a strong transatlantic alliance at a time when the relationship between the U.S. and Europe has been strained by the Trump Administration’s withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, refusal to endorse NATO’s guarantee of mutual defense, and rejection of international trade agreements. Energy, in particular, is a key area for U.S.-European cooperation and a notable example of how the United States is better off when it is integrated into a global community rather than isolated.

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In the run up to the November 2017 International Energy Agency (IEA) ministerial meeting in Paris, Jonathan Elkind, a Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy, writes on the importance of the new U.S. Administration to lead the charge in modernizing the IEA. Despite criticism from President Trump about the efficacy of international organizations and his championing of an “America First” energy policy, Elkind urges the president and his team to not waste an opportunity to invest wisely in an institution that has not only served the United States and its partners well for more than forty years, but has great potential to continue to do so in the next forty.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Jason Bordoff interviews Ambassador Michael Froman, former USTR, about the outlook for U.S. trade policy.

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Jason Bordoff writes in the Wall Street Journal Experts Blog on how LNG will transform global energy markets.

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Antoine Halff writes that market perceptions of OPEC's predicament as it approaches the Vienna meeting--to extend production cuts, raise prices and give the shale industry more support versus unshackling its exports to flood the market and lower oil prices--diverges from reality, and in the short term, the threat of U.S. shale might not be quite as dire as it seems.

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